There's one particularly famous family that comes to
mind when thinking of Scottish lighthouses: The
One member of this dynasty is well-known author of -
for example - "Treasure Island" (1883), "Kidnapped"
(1886), "Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde"
(1886), Robert Louis Stevenson
(born in Edinburgh on 13th of November 1850 to Thomas
and Margaret Isabella Balfour Stevenson, he died at
the early age of 44 on 3rd of December 1894 on Samoa,
where he tried to recover from lung disease).
He wasn't into engineering and building lighthouses
like his father Thomas Stevenson (1818 - 1887), grandfather
Robert (1772 - 1850) and many others of the Stevenson